Detail: Both in agriculture and in the American vocabulary, the huckleberry has been humble. In 1800s America, huckleberry meant “a small thing.”
Huckleberry was chosen for the title role in one of the most well-known American novels, Mark Twain’s
The Adventures of Huckleberry . Finn
“We said there warn’t no home like a raft, after all. Other places do seem so cramped up and smothery, but a raft don’t. You feel mighty free and easy and comfortable on a raft.”
Pronunciation: (PAHY-vah) Listen to it pronounced here:
Detail: Finnish Goddess of the sun
Origin: Arabic Meaning: “Small butterfly.”
Origin: Brazilian Meaning: “Water lady.”
Nicknames: Yaya, Yari
Detail: In Brazilian legends Yara was a water goddess or siren.
Meaning: “Bird, water spirit.”
Nicknames: Hum, Humi
Detail: A mythical high flying bird which symbolises freedom.
Huma which has a Persian origin is Bulah in Arabic. It is supposed that in the word Huma, hu represents “spirit”, and mah originates from the Arabic Ma’a which means “water”.
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Meaning: “Zinn’s flower.”
Nicknames: Zia, Zinn, Zini, Nia
Detail: The zinnia, a flower from the aster family, is named after botanist Johann Gottfried Zinn.
Nicknames: Lythie, Delle
Detail: From Welsh
Nicknames: Ada, Addie, Luma, Lumi
Detail: A genus of American plants of a single species, a delicate climbing herbaceous biennial, with panicles of drooping flowers. Adlumia for John Adlum, amateur botanist of the late 18th century and early 19th century.